200 Cookbooks and Counting – Book 2 The Wright Taste
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Recently, Mark and I called into Wright’s Food Emporium in Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire for lunch. Mark had been before and had been dreaming about their Belly Pork Cubano sandwich ever since. Of course I had one when we went and have been yearning for another ever since. Tender pork belly, spicy sauce and a sharp pickle to balance the richness of [&hellip

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200 Cookbooks and Counting – Book 1 Rhodes Around Britain
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For months I have been thinking about our cook book collection. Mark and I have acquired over 201 cookbooks and our collection grows. I have been thinking about cooking a recipe from each book and writing a blog post, but was paralysed by figuring out which book to start with. So last Saturday, as Mark bought a cookbook from a [&hellip

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Meet The Meat – The Pig – Nant Du Pork
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I am really interested in learning more about what goes into producing good meat. So I thought I’d start with pork. Not all pork is the same! I find some pork to be so mild it has no taste; sometimes it is so strong that it needs heavy spicing to balance the strong taste, and sometimes it is so lean [&hellip

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Wright’s Independent Food Emporium
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So having filled our bellies at Y Polyn, it seemed the obvious choice to go and check out Simon & Maryann Wright’s new venture, just up the road in Nantgaredig. Twitter had brought news that they had opened, just a few days earlier, at the site of the old Four Seasons restaurant. So off we went not quite knowing what [&hellip

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Y Polyn, Carmarthenshire
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We had just spent a few hours wandering around a cold and windy Carmarthen. Despite a pleasant visit to the new market where we found an excellent butcher with home cured meats and bacon, a great organic vegetable seller and a little old lady selling home made cakes we found nowhere that took our fancy for lunch. Back in the [&hellip

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Sosban Restaurant, Llanelli

Finding a decent place to eat on a Monday night isn't always easy but when it's your Wedding Anniversary and the wife wants to go 'somewhere new', the pressure is really on. So imagine my relief when I discovered that somewhere I'd been meaning to go for a while, had just started to open on Mondays. One quick phone call [&hellip

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